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a pleasant good morning talker it is 5:30 a.m. saturday march 19. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news" a car needed to be towed due to be stuck on a buckled road from a water main break. plus, they stood for years, but they will be gone in seconds as the housing authority brings down two highrise buildings.
chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. i hope your week went all right, because we have snow on the way. >> reporter: we have good news, we have changes from the overnight as the newest information has come in. everything has shifted east out to sea. that will change the overall forecast for the weekend. there's the view, center city we have a bunch of high, thin clouds that will roll in upstairs, that will keep the clouds gray. temperatures have cooled down cold front in the process of pushing through. 33 in reading. 33 in allentown. poconos, 31. millville, 41. cape may, 42. trenton, 36. satellite he and radar showing the first of two pieces to the storm system is racing ahead of the second one which is down across the gulf coast states because they are not going to
come together and phase or merge, and one follows, this is a messy system looks like rain and snow showers over the next 24 to 48 hours. forecast for today we start out with a sliver of sunshine, otherwise it's a cloudy afternoon, showers developing after 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m., showers around, same thing by 5:00 p.m. the changes have come in overnight. now we are leaning toward this nuisance event maybe an inch or less for most of the area here. one to three inches. 35% chance of that. basically zero percent chance of anything heavier. i'll be back and tell you what's going to pick up what, and we have a warm up in the week ahead. you can find the seven-day forecast and live look at storm tracker 6 live double scan radar
at our website. head to 6abc.com/weather. it is now, 5:32 arc north philadelphia road buckled overnight following a water main break at the intersection of north 8th and norris street while the "action news" cam was there an suv was towed away after it was driven on to the buckled road. you can see the hole left from the broken water main. water company crews will be out this morning to work on the broken main. an overnight fire at a beauty salon injured a person living over the business. this is the 3100 block of kensington avenue in kensington. firefighters had to help several people out from the upper floors. one man is being treated for smoke inhalation. he is in stable condition. firefighters are investigating this as a suspicious fire. fire damaged a delaware
county day care center and church. the action cam was in darby after midnight as firefighters made a final sweep of creative minds learning center. neighboring fire companies were called in to get a handle on the flames. no injuries were reported. it is unclear when the day care will open and if weekend services will be held at the church. this morning supreme court justice kevin dougherty is recovering after being attacked by a homeless man in center city. he was punched in the face near 15th and market. septa police arrest the man at broad and girard. police believe he attacked him after asking for money. philadelphia housing authority will bring down two highrise buildings at 23rd and jefferson in an hour and a half from now. it's part of a revitalization
plan for the neighborhood. trish hartman has more. >> reporter: two buildings will be imploded to make way for 1200 new apartments and low-cost town homes. in an effort to reduce crime by getting rid of highrises. you put people on top of each other, concentrated poverty. you have difficult with security, you have difficulty managing and maintaining the properties. >> reporter: this person lives nearby and notices the difference in the buildings. no drug sales. >> reporter: they use a small amount of explosives to weaken the structure and let gravity do the west. it's a safe process. >> reporter: folks who live adjacent to the implosion site will be asked to leave their homes by 5:00 a.m., the people who live in the red section are in the dust zone and encouraged
to stay inside and keep their doors and windows closed. some folks we spoke with have doubts about the changing landscape. you can change the building if you have the people in charge of developing it, if they are the same type of people the same thing will be going on. >> reporter: many are looking forward to new housing and new neighbors. the buildings are set to come down at 7:15 a.m., a comfort center is available for those who have to leave their home and where to go. safety officials will let folks know when it's safe to return home again. trish hartman channel 6 "action news." three franciscan friars from central pennsylvania are out on bail this morning. all three are charged with endangering the welfare of children and criminal conspiracy, prosecutors say they
conspired to allow a catholic high school teacher in blair county to work near children despite accusations of child sex abuse. for two years we've been wading through the dark under belly of the diocese and the franciscan friars. we've got information and heard a lot of stories from victims. the teacher killed himself back in 2013. police believe he sexually accused more than ten children. bill cosby's lawyer is fighting a subpoena, a 2,500-dollar donation was made to the lawyer who promised cosby would never be charged. he said it took place months before he joined the defense team. cast tore declined to charge cosby in 2005 after andrea constand accused the comedian of
drugging and molesting home. police are investigating it is letter sent to donald trump that contained white powder. he received the letter at his highrise apartment in manhattan. the white powder is not hazardous. it threatened if donald trump stays in the race, the next envelope would not be a fake. turning to the race for president, a rally for donald trump attracted more protesters in salt lake city. utah holds its caucus tuesday night. he spoke last night, although he was heckled there was no violence at the rally. mitt romeny said he would vote for ted cruz on tuesday, saying more cruz victories will
increase the chance of a contested convention in cleveland. arizona will cast their ballots in the state's primary on tuesday. sanders is hoping to chip away at hillary clinton's lead in the race. she has # hundred pledges -- 300 pledges delegates. clinton boasted her campaign received contributions from a million people. hearts across the delaware valley are pounding this morning. what a finish for st. joe's, it came down to a tenth of a second. isaiah miles knocked down to put the hawks up. cincinnati nearly ties the game. they can this out, as time expires and the ball is still in his hands, st. joe's wins the game, 78-76. in a small way, i wish it
hadn't ended like that, i wish it had ended with isaiah making the three and us getting the stop. at least from what i could see it was the right call. st. joe's will meet number one seed oregon on sunday. wildcats are dancing they will play the number 7 ranked iowa hawkeyes tomorrow at in brooklyn. it was meant to be for the temple owls. the hear breaking game, the game goes into overtime, iowa scores at the buzzer, final score, 72-70. tough loss for temple. much more to come on "action news," saturday morning. an amazing story of survival for a small baby. we'll tell you about the incredible odds this little guy has overcome in his short life. 8 navy sailors are hurt in
store clerk in atlanta at that. crook burst into into the store and stole the jewelry and ran out of the store. nobody was hurt. this morning 8 sailors are romping from an accident on board an aircraft carrier in virginia. this happened on the flight deck of the dwight eisenhower. the sailors have nonlife threatening injuries. the incident is under investigation. let's get you the sphraft as sphraft -- forecast, as you plan your day, chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. the word is snow this morning. >> reporter: it's going to be a little bit. it shifted out to sea. we'll have rain showers today and snow showers tomorrow that's about it.
the clouds continue to increase rather rapidly now as the first of two pieces of the system slides through later this afternoon. double scan live in the mehon time is clear. the precipitation is off to the west. temperatures in philadelphia it's cooler, 41 degrees, dewpoint, 26. pressure is starting to rise. winds out of the north at 9 miles per hour. ocean temperatures getting up there now, 46 degrees, temperatures are jumping all over the place this past week. we started out on the cooler side. and warmed up nicely. 50 on monday, tuesday, 73. wednesday, 71 degrees. thursday, 63. friday, 62. the temperatures have cooled down as the cold front slipped through across south jersey and delaware. poconos 31, allentown and reading, 33. philadelphia, 41 degrees, here's double scan live. you can see we have two pieces
of moisture here, the first is sliding through the ohio valley, the second piece which will become the coastal storm is down to the south. this time of the year we've been talking about this all week you need everything to come together just right to get big snows in the philadelphia area. in january and february you needed a couple of things to come into play. this system is moving quickly it's going to bump the coastal storm out to sea, one after the next. because the two are not coming together we are not expecting a big, sizable snowstorm in philadelphia. we never were, but we were expecting a moderate snow of 3 to 6 inches. future tracker 6, later this afternoon, cloudy conditions. we have rain showers possible, at least according to this model. it may try to mix in with the snow, but this model is
overdone. we expect highs in the 40s. 8:00 p.m., cloudy to the north, light rain to the south. overnight tonight, cloudy with a light mixture of rain and wet snow developing closer to dawn. 8:00 a.m., you'll see precipitation across south jersey and delaware. through the afternoon hours, 1, 2, 3, 4:00 p.m. cloudy conditions with a mixture of rain and wet snow. we expect light snow to develop during the day tomorrow. any accumulation will be confined to grassy surfaces. we're expecting a high of 40 degrees in philadelphia. minimum travel impacts if anything at all. here's what we decided to do with the accumulations up to this point. all the computer information is not in just yet. i'm tempted to trach this off the -- tempted to take this off
the map. philadelphia, a slushy accumulation, to the south, a coating to the an inch. same thing to the north in the lehigh valley and the poconos. this afternoon becoming cloudy, afternoon showers developing after 2:00 p.m. 46 degrees is the forecasted high. winds out of the northeast at 5 to 10 miles per hour. overnight tonight, expect that mixture of rain and wet snow. it will be very late. well after midnight. otherwise it's a cloudy and cold evening. 30 degrees across the outlying suburbs. 33 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, huge warmup is on the way. 46 degrees, showers around today. a little bit of wet snow and rain tomorrow. 39 degrees, for monday, tuesday, 53. look how the numbers jump by the end of next week. wednesday, 66. thursday and friday, 72 and 73 degrees. as has been the case most of the time this winter looks like this will miss us out to sea and we'll miss out. but i don't think anyone is
upset about that. it's interesting to have light snow on the first day of spring. >> reporter: all you need is temperatures just cold enough to get it. in the temperatures go up another degree or two it's all rain and no snow at all. we're just there. 5:50, this weekend is "fyi philly" spring into shape fitness special, alicia vitarelli has an fyi for you that's guaranteed to rock your routine. pound fitness is a full body workout. the mantra is rock out, work out. we have appear jam session for -- we have a jam session for 45 minutes. it weighted drum strict that help you burn more calories. a lunge a c-curve for ours.
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case of micro cephly tied to the zika virus. a spike in the condition has led doctors to look at links between births and the zika virus. accidental medicine ingestion is sending kids to the emergency room. experts say you should keep any prescription medications out of reach of children. if a child gets a hold of a pill call 911 right away with the pill 0 bottle in your hand. having brothers and sisters may help keep off the pounds. researchers tracked 700 children. they found those who did not
have a sibling by the time they were in the first grade were more often obese, r. the reason may be because there's a full time play mate to help the orderly child stay active. nathan ray is 3 months old and weighs 5 pounds. when he was born he tipped the scales at 49.99 ounces and ten inches. he was born prema -- premature he has a way to go before he goes home. his parents are optimistic but the baby is doing a-okay. we're back in just a bit. ♪
meteorologist chris sowers has an update on the forecast in just a bit. uber has launched a new service that helps you satisfy your appetite. a new stand alone app for food service called uber eats. it's been offered by uber, but the ride-hailing service said users had to use the primary app which was confusing for you. so they have created a new ios ios app. nike has power operated laces, you slip them on and press the button and the laces will tighten for you. the new hitech sneakers were unveiled at an event in new york yesterday. >> reporter: it's crazy. they are expected to be available by the holiday season. no price has been revealed yet.
this morning there's a new neighbor at the philadelphia zoo, meet the ameer tiger, recently arrived at the zoo. he made his debut yesterday, he weighs an impressive approximate hundred pounds. we have much more coming up here on "action news" saturday morning. if you have questions what to deduct on your taxes we have tips on what to prepare to file next month. jennifer garner stars in a new movie, we have a look angels from heaven. we'll be right back. a pleasant good morning to
you 6:00 a.m., saturday, march 19. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news," two buildings will be imploded in north philadelphia this morning. in seconds, the skyline will change forever. a two men are rushed to the hospital after they are involved in a fiery crash on the schuylkill expressway overnight. what will the first day of spring bring? my oh, my, we are looking at a syst